Democratic candidate for congress Campa-Najjar: “When the other side goes low, I go local”


  This is part of a series of articles about candidates for local office. Candidates who would like to be interviewed are invited to contact the editor at editor@times-advocate.com Ammar Campa-Najjar has run continuously for three years for the 50th Congressional District seat of Duncan Hunter Jr. When he narrowly lost to Hunter last November by less than 4 percentage points, […]

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Planned for August 16


The Escondido Police Department will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on August 16, 2019, at an undisclosed location within the city limits. DUI Checkpoints like this one are placed in locations based on collision statistics and frequency of DUI arrests. Officers will be looking for signs of alcohol and/or drug impairment, with officers checking drivers for proper licensing. The […]

Leo Donald Calac selected to Escondido Forever Legends 2019

Leo Calac has been selected as one of nine 2019 Escondido Forever Legends by the Escondido History Center.  A Senior from a High School in Escondido will receive the FLAG (Future Legends Award Group) Award in his name and be presented a $1,000 honorarium. This award, presented in an October 9, 2019 ceremony, is made possible by the generous sponsorship […]


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